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Community Service, Youth Scholarships and Activities
Community Service and Youth Scholarship Programs
Air Force Veteran to Break Into Book Industry
Elena Stofle, 25, was an Air Force Paralegal and Postal Troop from 2008 to 2013, having served in Germany and Southwest Asia.
VFW Scholarship Aids National Guardsman as He Reaches Toward Future Career
Like many teenagers, Anthony Smotherman didn't have post-high school career plans. At 18-years-old and with no desire to attend college, Anthony wasn’t sure what his next step in life would be. He did know that he was raised to put others before himself, had a strong desire to help defend America from future attacks and recognized America’s need for proactive and vigilant leaders. So, Anthony thought the Army National Guard was a good fit.
Soldier Follows Dreams Thanks to Scholarship
“I felt like I hadn’t done much with my life yet, and I wanted to give back to the country that has done so much for me,” said Adrian Hill, 23. “Both my grandfathers served, so it was an easy decision for me.”
Routine Haircut Leads to College Scholarship for Student Veteran
For most, a visit to the barber doesn’t lead to being awarded a hand up in life, but that’s exactly what happened to Marine veteran Kristofer Poole.
Scout of the Year Scholarship
Scout of the Year Scout of the Year Scholarship winners and guidelines. 1st Place Winner Robert Morgan is the winner of a $5,000 VFW Scholarship for being selected as the “VFW Scout of the Year” in the organization’s National Competition. Robert was sponsored by Department of California.
Student Veterans of America
Student Veterans of America
Young Father Yearns for Excellence
An unexpected surprise led Brandon Delgado to join the Marine Corps four years ago: the birth of his now 4-year-old son.
“I needed to make a move to help provide for my family,” said Delgado. “I wanted to better myself for my wife and son.”
VFW Announces Kick-Off of Youth Scholarship Competitions
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce the kick-off of the 2015-16 VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions. The announcement comes just weeks after students from across the globe took home their share of the more than $3 million in scholarships and awards from last year’s competitions.
VFW Now Accepting Entries for Youth Scholarship Competitions
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is now accepting entries for the
2014-2015 VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions. The
announcement comes just three weeks after students from across the globe took home
their share of the more than $3 million in scholarships and awards from last